Linda ran for Snohomish City Council to represent the concerns of the youth and of families with school-aged children. She has found that the youth of our community are concerned about the future they are inheriting. They want their leaders to address the livability of our city and our planet, equity and civil rights, economic opportunity, housing affordability, and support for our residents in need.
In her time on City Council, Linda has:
Helped to create the Snohomish City Youth Council.
Been a guest at Snohomish High School and AIM High School to converse with students, hear concerns, and answer questions.
Introduced a resolution that sets a goal to move toward utilizing 100% renewable energy in City operations.
Advocated for the upcoming installation of vehicle charging stations.
Advocated for the needs of the Parks department and the goals recommended by the Park and Recreation Board.
Organized a town hall to discuss issues of racism and bigotry and meaningfully address these issues.
Advocated for the needs of current and future businesses and entrepreneurs, emphasizing access to broadband as an economic and equity issue.
Sought to ensure our businesses and workers have received support throughout the COVID pandemic.
Served on the East County Board of Housing Hope and represents Snohomish on the board of the Alliance for Housing Affordability.
Worked to ensure adequate housing stock for all economic levels of our residents.
Advocated for policy changes and funding assistance from the State to provide for more housing stock.
Helped to ensure the City provide equitable access to CARES Act assistance for residents.
Working to ensure equitable access to our need-based utilities assistance program.
Linda also represents Snohomish, Monroe, Sultan, Gold Bar, and Index on the Snohomish County Board of Health. She is the Chair of the Board of Health Program Policy Committee, has been on the Budget Committee for two years, and helped to lay the groundwork for a non-profit foundation to provide needed funding for public health programs in Snohomish County. She has been a vocal advocate for adequate public health funding to ensure our community is kept safe and healthy when they dine out, when they are in schools and childcare, and when a pandemic strikes.